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Opera opening
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Harold Ramser was born in Ashton, South Dakota on February 3, 1908. He was a prominent businessman involved in Republican politics in California. He died on May 15, 1989. In 1989, the Yankee Valor Handicap was renamed The Harold C. Ramser Sr. Handicap in his honor. The event is an American thoroughbred horse race run annually in October during the Oak Tree Racing Association at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California.
Photograph caption dated October 23, 1954 reads "Exquisite gowns, furs and jewelry added even more elegance to the evening at the opera." Pictured is Mrs. Harold Ramser, president of the Assistance League of Southern California, wearing a fur coat. She is attending the opening of the opera season at the Shrine Auditorium.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 82
Ramser, Harold C.--Family
Shrine Auditorium (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Assistance League of Southern California--Presidents
Opera--California--Los Angeles
Socialites--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Fur coats
University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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